Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Callie gets into science and scrapes in strong sequel.
By Jacqueline Kelly
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 10+
 
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 10+
 
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
Gifted kids infiltrate the enemy in action-focused fantasy.
By Peter Lerangis
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
age 10+
 
A heartwarming story of hope triumphing over pain.
By Kimberly Willis Holt
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 10+
 
Fun illustrated "journal" explores early teen anxieties.
By Marissa Moss
(2015)
age 10+
 
Inner-city middle school tale is funny and compassionate.
By James Patterson, Chris Tebbetts
(2015)
age 10+
 
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Tween pals, family curse, romance in sweet, dreamy tale.
By Alice Hoffman
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
age 10+
 
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
age 10+
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African-American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)

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